Newton, Edward (Ted)

BORN ALDERWASLEY, DERBYSHIRE 1887. SON OF JOHN & LUCY NEWTON, AT 5 WEST VIEW, AIR STREET, HULL  (CWGC ADDRESS). ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. AND THREE BROTHERS KILLED IN WW1. EDWARD NEWTON WORKED WITH HIS FATHER AND BROTHERS, FRED, GEORGE AND JOHN AS GAS PURIFIERS, AT THE AIR STREET, GAS WORKS, HULL.

HE LIVED IN BARTON. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED IN THE 3RD BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. HAD BEEN IN FRANCE FOR 6 MONTH. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 27/09/1916, AGED 30. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS FATHER JOHN. HE LEFT SISTERS, LUCY, LILY AND BROTHER JOHN.

EDWARD NEWTON’S NAME IS LISTED ON HULL’S NICHOLSON STREET/TUNIS STREET/EXCHANGE STREET’S ROLL OF HONOUR.

HE IS BURIED AT ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SOMME, FRANCE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM, ON 03/10/1916, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.

HIS ELDER BROTHER , PRIVATE, FREDERICK NEWTON, 40184, 2ND/5TH NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT, WAS KILLED IN ACTION, A YEAR LATER, ON 27/09/1917, AGED 32.

HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, PRIVATE, GEORGE NEWTON,  S/40399, 7TH SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS ,WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 25/04/1918, AGED 27.

 


First name:
EDWARD (Ted)
Military Number:
16287
Rank:
Private
Date Died
27/09/1916
Place died:
ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SOMME, FRANCE.
Age:
30
5 WEST VIEW, AIR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK